College of Allied Health Professions

PT faculty member interviewed for PT in Motion article

PT faculty member, Patricia (Pat) Hageman, PhD, is cited in a December 2018 publication, PT in Motion. The article highlighted an exchange of views between the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) “Emerging Leader” awardees and members of the Association’s highest membership category called the Catherine Worthingham Fellows (FAPTA). Hageman, a FAPTA, commented that some of the best advice she received in her career was to… Continue Reading

Welcome new faculty: Sara Fisher

Sara Fisher, MS, LCGC, is the new assistant professor and assistant program director for Genetic Counseling. She has been working at UNMC for the last 14 years as a clinical genetic counselor, primarily seeing prenatal patients in the Olson Center for Women’s Health. In her own words: “This new position is a great merge of working with patients half of my time and working with… Continue Reading

PAs garner grant to improve rural health

Carey Wheelhouse, MSPAS, PA-C, Principal Investigator, and Co-Investigators, Mia Hyde, MPAS, PA-C; Wayne Mathews, MS, PA-C; and Annie Wildermuth, MMS, PA-C, RD, were awarded a pilot grant from the Central State Center for Agricultural Safety. The purpose of their grant, “Improving Agricultural Worker Health and Safety Awareness through Multimodal, Case-Based Physician Assistant Education,” is to improve health outcomes of patients in Midwest agricultural communities through… Continue Reading